Spring 2017, Finals Week 
UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center
Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
858-822-3493 |  rainbow@ucsd.edu | lgbt.ucsd.edu 
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"I change myself, I change the world." 
Gloria E. Anzaldúa
Updated Summer Hours

Starting June 19th, the LGBT Resource Center will begin it's summer hours
Mondays through Fridays from 8am-4:30pm

Please note that we will be closed will be closed on June 20th and July 4th. 
Have a great summer!

Upcoming Events!

Pride Ice Cream Social 2017
Wednesday, July 7th, 2017 
12:30-2pm, LGBT Resource Center

Here for Summer Session I? Come hang out with us, reconnect, and get to know new folks over ice cream and popsicles!

Pride Work Party
Friday, July 14th, 2017 
1-3pm, LGBT Resource Center

Join the LGBT Resource Center at this year's Pride Work Party!  This is where we really pull things together and build energy for the parade.  From our signs, t-shirts, other decorations, and logistics! It will be a fun afternoon filled with pizza, ice cream, and good company.  We can't do it without you so please come out, show your support, and bring a friend!

For more info please contact karla at kmzh@ucsd.edu    


March in the San Diego Pride Parade 2017!
Saturday, July 15th, 2017 
10am, Hillcrest Pride Flag

Join the LGBT RC in San Diego's LGBT Pride Parade.  It will be a fun day of marching through Hillcrest, raising awareness about issues impacting our community, and engaging with the greater San Diego area.  We will be meeting at 10AM at the Hillcrest Pride Flag, exact location will be emailed to you so please make sure to  register !

More information can be found here!

Balboa Park Clean-Up
Thursday, July 17th, 2017
Balboa Park
6th Ave and Juniper Rd

UC San Diego Alumni will be teaming up with San Diego Pride to help put Balboa Park back together after Pride weekend. Volunteers will be cleaning up by taking down events signage, inventorying, and packing up supplies.

Volunteers should be able to lift 25 lbs pounds. All ages welcome. Join us is strengthening the Triton community and showing pride for our beautiful city.

E-mail  Jesus Sanchez with any additional questions at  jisanchez@ucsd.edu

Finals Week Extended Study Hours
Want to study somewhere other than Geisel Library during finals week?
Check out the extended study hours for all the resource centers on campus!
LGBT Resource Center Affiliate Program

Is your organization or group interested in partnering with the UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center? Are you looking to start your own LGBTQIA+ org? Need a meeting space? Looking for leadership opportunities? Check out our Affiliate Program! The UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center Affiliate Program has a variety of perks and opportunities for your organization. Check out our website for the application and more details. For questions contact mpgomez@ucsd.edu
For more Program info click here
Click here to access an Application

Queer Student Orgs and Affiliates 

Queer Student Orgs and Affiliates LGBT Resource Center

Queer Sixers United (QSUN)
Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00pm

Fluid Attraction
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm

Men's Group
Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00pm

Black Queer Collective
Even Week Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm

Queer Trans People of Color (QTPOC)
Odd Thursdays, 6:00-8:00pm

Fridays, 6:00-7:00pm

Do you have library recommendations?

Is there anything you'd like to see added to our library at the LGBT Resource Center? Well you're in luck, our library intern is currently looking for recommendations!

If there is a book, magazine, comic, CD, etc. that you think would be a great addition, feel free to let us know by filling out this survey!

Campus Community Centers


Black Graduation Volunteers Needed!
Friday, June 16, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Mandeville Auditorium 

Sign up HERE to volunteer for this joyous event and support our graduating seniors! 

RRC Writing Collective
Friday, June 9th, 2017 
12pm-2pm,  RRC Conference Room

Whether it is academic writing for class, preparing that resume for the job hunt, or cleaning up your scholarship application, come thru every Friday from 12pm-2pm.
RRC Director, Gerardo Arellano will be in attendance helping undergraduate and graduate scholars a like.
Don't postpone your writing! Come and write with others in a fun, supportive environment!
Light refreshments are always provided.


Introduction to Mindfulness for Staff
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
12-1:30pm, Women's Center

How to Register: Please e-mail Jess Geipel by Friday, July 22nd, towcprograms@ucsd.edu  . 35 spaces are available and will be filled in the order messages are received.  You will receive confirmation of your enrollment. 

Join us for this workshop where you will learn:
· The theory, research and benefits of mindfulness
· Techniques to focus the wandering and distracted mind
· How to cultivate compassionate awareness of self/others
· The neuroscience of happiness and power of perception
This workshop will be co-facilitated by Megan Leuchars and Cassondra Graff, both whom teach  Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindful Self-Compassion at UC San Diego's Center  for Mindfulness. For more information about the Center, and for the upcoming Mindfulness class schedule, please visit: mindfulness.ucsd.edu

This Week at the RC

Rainbow Newsletter submissions: 

If you would like to submit relevant events to be featured in the newsletter, please fill out the contribution form here on our website or email rainbow@ucsd.edu
Community Classifieds

UC San Diego Health Supporting San Diego's LGBT Community
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
3:30-5pmUC San Diego Medical Center

We're lighting UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest in rainbow colors for the month of July.
Join us in celebrating the LGBT community and our commitment to health care equality.
Please join us and special guest
Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom
for the Celebration of Pride.
The event will include live music from
the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus and
complimentary refreshments.

RSVP here

QTPOC Art Show 
Friday July 14th, 2017
Centro Cultural de la Raza

****Calling all QTPOC Artists!****

We welcome all art forms! Submissions are closed to QTPOC-identified people

We accept spoken word, dance, performances, visual art, all paint mediums, print-making, zines, photography, and poetry.

Theme is to be determined, but general theme is related to decolonization, anti-racism, autonomy, and the transformation and liberation of QTPOC people. We are looking for artists now!

We will have vendors, food, community organizations who will table and a beautiful night of music, performance, dance and art

Questions? e-mail questions and submissions to qtpocartshow@gmail.com